Young, John Freeman, Lld
Young, John Freeman, LL.D.
a bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born at Pittston, Maine, October 30, 1820. He graduated from the Alexandria Theological Seminary in 1845, was ordained deacon the same year, and became rector of St. John's Church, Jacksonville, Florida; in 1846 was ordained presbyter, and removed to Texas as a missionary; in 1850 to Mississippi, and in 1852 to Louisiana; subsequently became assistant minister of Trinity-Parish, New York city; was consecrated bishop of Florida, July 25, 1867, and died in New York city, November 15, 1885. See The Church Almanac, 1886, page 102.